News / UK and world by Press Association June 17, 2019, 8:03 am Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Google’s attempt at taking a bigger bite out of the hardware side of the smartphone sector continues in its Pixel range, which now includes a budget version of its third handset. The strongest part of Pixel is its photography prowess, of which the tech giant is now pining to give customers with less cash a taste, in the form of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. On the spec sheet, the 3a offers the same camera hardware and software, but of course, to cut the price down to as low as £399 for the smallest handset, some sacrifices have been made elsewhere. Design and display On the surface, not a great deal sets the Pixel 3a XL apart from its older sibling. This handset is completely notchless with slightly more of a bezel border, meaning you get less display space overall. One way Google reduces the price is by adopting a polycarbonate body, … [Read more...] about Should you buy … the Google Pixel 3a XL?
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Apr 17, 5:39 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 04/17/19 AT 5:30 AM Google has yet to announce the release of the next Pixel phone. Before you think of buying the current Pixel models, it’s best to wait for the latest iteration. Here’s why you should wait for the Google Pixel 4’s release.While Google has been silent about the Google Pixel 4’s release, many clues about it were found in Android’s SELinux policy. According to AndroidCentral, device names such as “Coral” and “Needlefish” were found together with the Pixel devices. Some speculated that these could be some device codenames for the next set of Pixel devices.In Google’s history, the company is fond of having thematic and eccentric naming patterns for the programs and devices they’ve released. For their smartphone OS releases, Google has consistently named it … [Read more...] about Google Pixel 4: Reasons To Wait For Major Upgrade
Feb 28, 11:17 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Anvinraj Sivanandan @ZionsAnvin 02/28/19 AT 7:59 AM The Google Pixel 4 series is expected to debut in the last quarter of this year. The rumored Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will be arriving as the successors of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones that were unveiled in October last year. Here is all the information on the rumored design, features and released date of the Pixel 4 series.Since the original Pixel phones, Google has been consistently using two-tone design on its smartphones. Based on a recent patent filing, it appears that the search engine giant may launch the upcoming Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones with the same two-tone design, 91mobiles reported. The patent documents revealed that like the predecessor models, the Pixel 4 duo may feature a single rear camera and a fingerprint scanner on its rear shell.The Pixel 3 XL has a notched display … [Read more...] about Google Pixel 4 Rumored Design, Features And Release Date
News / UK and world by Press Association November 17, 2018, 8:03 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter This week Google began rolling out its highly-anticipated Night Sight feature to Pixel smartphones, which the company claims will enable people to take bright photos in dim-lit settings without using flash. The mode is said to reveal the true beauty of photos by adapting to you and the environment using AI. The best way to see how it performs is by comparing it to smartphone rivals in a very low-lit corridor. This brief test was carried out using the latest smartphones on the market – the Google Pixel 3, iPhone XS Max, OnePlus 6T and Huawei Mate Pro 20 – utilising any low-lighting modes available and taken by hand without a tripod. So, how did they perform? Despite the low lighting, the Pixel 3 XL’s Night Mode appears to expose the most amount of natural colour and brightness compared to the other three. The … [Read more...] about How does the Google Pixel’s Night Sight match up to rivals?
Nov 14, 5:36 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Ken Manbert Salcedo 11/14/18 AT 5:36 AM Another bug has been spotted on the Google Pixel 3. Some users of the Pixel 3 are reporting that they are losing text messages, which are seemingly being deleted automatically.Complaints for missing text messages on the Pixel 3 were first spotted on Reddit by Android Police. Users who have shared their experiences claim that all of their text messages have been removed or deleted entirely. Some even tried searching for the missing text messages in the archive, but they are not even stored there.Some users claim that the Android Messages app would start having weird glitches, like starting a new thread for an already existing conversation. When users restart their Pixel 3, they found that all their older text messages are already missing for some unexplained reason.The text messaging bug only began happening over the last … [Read more...] about Google Pixel 3 Bug Seemingly Deleting Older Text Messages